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Calendar, Night&Day It's Easy Bein' Green

It's Easy Bein' Green

In the West, yoga refers to an hour-long class that usually starts with downward dog, but the term, coming from a Sanskrit word meaning “yoke” — and more prosaically, “unite” or “put to use” — refers to any discipline used…
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Calendar, Night&Day It's Not OK to Hit, Man

It's Not OK to Hit, Man

You hear stories about them: The military contractors, the private armies, the paracapitalist danger boys. Sometimes they're portrayed as heroes in action movies. But John Perkins used to be one of them, albeit a business-oriented one, not a missile-launching one,…
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Culture, Encore Our critics weigh in on local theater

Our critics weigh in on local theater

Dangerous. From British playwright Christopher Hampton's stage adaptation to the 1988 movie starring Glenn Close and John Malkovich, Pierre Choderlos de Laclos' famous epistolary novel Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Dangerous Liaisons) has been adapted many times. Playwright Tom Smith's version transports…
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Culture, Encore Encore

Encore

Art. It's not hard to see why Yasmina Reza's play caused such a fuss when it appeared in Paris, London, New York, and just about everywhere else from the late 1990s onward. The tightly wound, bittersweet comedy in which…
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Culture, Encore Also Playing

Also Playing

Art. It's not hard to see why Yasmina Reza's play caused such a fuss when it appeared in Paris, London, New York, and just about everywhere else from the late 1990s onward. The tightly wound, bittersweet comedy in which three…
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Culture, Stage Not Much to Say

Not Much to Say

On Independence Day, Dolores Park was transformed into an open-air theater. Amid a sea of sun hats and sunburned holiday flesh, a young man -- wearing a tight green soccer sweater, a pair of enormous ski goggles, and jeans so…
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